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** [[spoiler: Since Ariana Dumbledore is hinted at being a [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]], (thanks to ''Fantastic Beasts'') making her the slightly more good counterpart to Credance Barebone. Both are young troubled and trapped vulnerable Magical children that have experienced horrific abuse because of their magic, causing both children to lash out at people. Ariana accidentally killing her mother and Credance outright murdering his adoptive mother and sister, however according to Aberforth, Ariana was a [[TheOphelia sweet scared]] girl beneath her condition. While Credance unlike Ariana is able to control his destructive powers but admits to Grindlewald he "He doesn't want to". Both Ariana and Credance were killed during a wizard battle, Ariana by accident and Credance on purpose. However, Credence survived to appear in ''Film/FanasticBeastsTheCrimesOfGellertGrindelwald'' where he's revealed to be a relative of Dumbledore]].

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** [[spoiler: Since Ariana Dumbledore is hinted at being a [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]], (thanks to ''Fantastic Beasts'') making her the slightly more good counterpart to Credance Barebone. Both are young troubled and trapped vulnerable Magical children that have experienced horrific abuse because of their magic, causing both children to lash out at people. Ariana accidentally killing her mother and Credance outright murdering his adoptive mother and sister, however according to Aberforth, Ariana was a [[TheOphelia sweet scared]] girl beneath her condition. While Credance unlike Ariana is able to control his destructive powers but admits to Grindlewald he "He doesn't want to". Both Ariana and Credance were killed during a wizard battle, Ariana by accident and Credance on purpose. However, Credence survived to appear in ''Film/FanasticBeastsTheCrimesOfGellertGrindelwald'' where he's revealed he’s “revealed” to be a relative of Dumbledore]]. Dumbledore, although it comes from an unreliable source and should be taken with a grain of salt.]]


* Snape and Pettigrew can be considered this, although it's less BlackAndWhiteMorality and more GreyAndBlackMorality. Snape was a Slytherin who joined the Death Eaters, Pettigrew was a Gryffindor who joined the Order. Snape was rivals with James and Sirius, while Pettigrew was one of James and Sirius' friends. Later in the war, Snape and Pettigrew switched sides, but for different reasons: [[spoiler: Snape defected to the Order to (vainly) save Lily from Voldemort, while Pettigrew defected to the Death Eaters to save himself. Later in life, Snape proved himself to be a very brave man attempting to bring down Voldemort from within, while Pettigrew proved to be a coward who destroyed the people who cared the most about him]].

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* Snape and Pettigrew can be considered this, although it's less BlackAndWhiteMorality and more GreyAndBlackMorality.BlackAndGrayMorality. Snape was a Slytherin who joined the Death Eaters, Pettigrew was a Gryffindor who joined the Order. Snape was rivals with James and Sirius, while Pettigrew was one of James and Sirius' friends. Later in the war, Snape and Pettigrew switched sides, but for different reasons: [[spoiler: Snape defected to the Order to (vainly) save Lily from Voldemort, while Pettigrew defected to the Death Eaters to save himself. Later in life, Snape proved himself to be a very brave man attempting to bring down Voldemort from within, while Pettigrew proved to be a coward who destroyed the people who cared the most about him]].


* Also from ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]]'' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional Good Counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who possess [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.

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* Also from ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]]'' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional Good Counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who portly, possess [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.


** [[spoiler: Since Ariana Dumbledore is hinted at being a [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]], (thanks to Fantastic Beasts) making her the slightly more good counterpart to Credance Barebone. Both are young troubled and trapped vulnerable Magical children that have experienced horrific abuse because of their magic, causing both children to lash out at people. Ariana accidentally killing her mother and Credance outright murdering his adoptive mother and sister, however according to Aberforth, Ariana was a [[TheOphelia sweet scared]] girl beneath her condition. While Credance unlike Ariana is able to control his destructive powers but admits to Grindlewald he "He doesn't want to". Both Ariana and Credance were killed during a wizard battle, Ariana by accident and Credance on purpose. However, Credence survived to appear in ''Film/FanasticBeastsTheCrimesOfGellertGrindelwald'' where he's revealed to been a relative of Dumbledore]].

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** [[spoiler: Since Ariana Dumbledore is hinted at being a [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]], (thanks to Fantastic Beasts) ''Fantastic Beasts'') making her the slightly more good counterpart to Credance Barebone. Both are young troubled and trapped vulnerable Magical children that have experienced horrific abuse because of their magic, causing both children to lash out at people. Ariana accidentally killing her mother and Credance outright murdering his adoptive mother and sister, however according to Aberforth, Ariana was a [[TheOphelia sweet scared]] girl beneath her condition. While Credance unlike Ariana is able to control his destructive powers but admits to Grindlewald he "He doesn't want to". Both Ariana and Credance were killed during a wizard battle, Ariana by accident and Credance on purpose. However, Credence survived to appear in ''Film/FanasticBeastsTheCrimesOfGellertGrindelwald'' where he's revealed to been be a relative of Dumbledore]].



* Also from ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]]'' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.

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* Also from ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]]'' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart Good Counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses possess [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.


* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart being the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch and Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Malfoy's actor Tom Felton cheerfully {{Lampshades}} this, suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.

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* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart being the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch and Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Malfoy's actor Tom Felton cheerfully {{Lampshades}} this, suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man person while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry Harry and his own flaws.


* Also from ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]] ' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.

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* Also from ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]] ' Beasts]]'' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.


* Also from [[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantasic Beasts]] Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.

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* Also from [[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantasic ''[[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantastic Beasts]] ' Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.


* [[spoiler: Surprisingly now in ''Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' HiddenVillain Gellert Grindelwald is also this to Newt Scamander, both of them are gifted wizards who were kicked out of their respective schools (Durmstrang and Hogwarts) for [[GoneHorriblyWrong experiments gone wrong]] [[note]] Newt actually took the blame for his crush and was expelled while Gellert was just being inhumane[[/note]] and both wizards traveled the world to further their WideEyedIdealist views. But while Newt is a [[FluffyTamer pacifist beast lover]] Grindelwald is a xenophobic murdering terrorist, who only wants dark magic creatures to conquer the muggles and set himself up as EvilOverlord. Also when disguised Grindelwald [[EvilCannotComprehendGood questions]] Newt why Dumbledore would have such faith in a person like him, but soon understands when Newt ruins his evil plan and reveals him the American wizards. The sequel adds a little more as Grindlewald like Newt uses a magical creature (Chupacabra) to aid his escape, however, Grindlewald throws the Chupacabra to its death when it gets too clingy an action that would be abhorrent to a FluffyTamer like Newt]].

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* [[spoiler: Surprisingly now in ''Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' HiddenVillain Gellert Grindelwald is also this to Newt Scamander, both of them are gifted wizards who were kicked out of their respective schools (Durmstrang and Hogwarts) for [[GoneHorriblyWrong experiments gone wrong]] [[note]] Newt actually took the blame for his crush and was expelled while Gellert was just being inhumane[[/note]] and both wizards traveled the world to further their WideEyedIdealist views. But while Newt is a [[FluffyTamer pacifist beast lover]] Grindelwald is a xenophobic murdering terrorist, who only wants dark magic creatures to conquer the muggles and set himself up as EvilOverlord. Also when disguised Grindelwald [[EvilCannotComprehendGood questions]] Newt why Dumbledore would have such faith in a person like him, but soon understands when Newt ruins his evil plan and reveals him the American wizards. The sequel adds a little more as Grindlewald like Newt uses a magical creature (Chupacabra) to aid his escape, however, Grindlewald throws the Chupacabra to its death when it gets too clingy an action that would be abhorrent to a FluffyTamer like Newt]].


* [[spoiler: Surprisingly now in ''Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' HiddenVillain Gellert Grindelwald is also this to Newt Scamander, both of them are gifted wizards who were kicked out of their respective schools (Durmstrang and Hogwarts) for [[GoneHorriblyWrong experiments gone wrong]] [[note]] Newt actually took the blame for his crush and was expelled while Gellert was just being inhumane[[/note]] and both wizards traveled the world to further their WideEyedIdealist views. But while Newt is [[FluffyTamer pacifist beast lover]] Grindelwald is xenophobic murdering terrorist, who only wants dark magic creatures to conquer the muggles and set himself up as EvilOverlord. Also when disguised Grindelwald [[EvilCannotComprehendGood questions]] Newt why Dumbledore would have such faith in a person like him, but soon understands when Newt ruins his evil plan and reveals him the American wizards. The sequel adds a little more as Grindlewald like Newt uses a magical creature (Chupacabra) to aid his escape, however, Grindlewald throws the Chupacabra to its death when it gets too clingy an action that would be abhorrent to a FluffyTamer like Newt]].

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* [[spoiler: Surprisingly now in ''Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' HiddenVillain Gellert Grindelwald is also this to Newt Scamander, both of them are gifted wizards who were kicked out of their respective schools (Durmstrang and Hogwarts) for [[GoneHorriblyWrong experiments gone wrong]] [[note]] Newt actually took the blame for his crush and was expelled while Gellert was just being inhumane[[/note]] and both wizards traveled the world to further their WideEyedIdealist views. But while Newt is a [[FluffyTamer pacifist beast lover]] Grindelwald is a xenophobic murdering terrorist, who only wants dark magic creatures to conquer the muggles and set himself up as EvilOverlord. Also when disguised Grindelwald [[EvilCannotComprehendGood questions]] Newt why Dumbledore would have such faith in a person like him, but soon understands when Newt ruins his evil plan and reveals him the American wizards. The sequel adds a little more as Grindlewald like Newt uses a magical creature (Chupacabra) to aid his escape, however, Grindlewald throws the Chupacabra to its death when it gets too clingy an action that would be abhorrent to a FluffyTamer like Newt]].


* Fred and George can be seen as the Good counterparts to Crabbe and Goyle, both pairs are the Beaters for their respective Quidditch teams making all four of them effectively TheBrute(s). But of course while Fred and George are charming, funny and loyal While Crabbe and Goyle are brutish, unappealing and betray their friends, [[spoiler: and one of each is killed during in the FinalBattle Fred on the good side and Crabbe on the bad side]].

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* Fred and George can be seen as the Good counterparts to Crabbe and Goyle, both pairs are the muscly Beaters for their respective Quidditch teams making all four of them effectively TheBrute(s).teams. But of course while Fred and George are charming, funny and loyal While Crabbe and Goyle are brutish, unappealing and betray their friends, [[spoiler: and one of each is killed during in the FinalBattle Fred on the good side and Crabbe on the bad side]].


* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch, Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams: Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Malfoy's actor Tom Felton cheerfully {{Lampshades}} this, suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.

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* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart being the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch, Witch and Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams: teams Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Malfoy's actor Tom Felton cheerfully {{Lampshades}} this, suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.


** [[spoiler: Since Ariana Dumbledore is hinted at being a [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]], (thanks to Fantastic Beasts) making her the slightly more good counterpart to Credance Barebone. Both are young troubled and trapped vulnerable Magical children that have experienced horrific abuse because of their magic, causing both children to lash out at people. Ariana accidentally killing her mother and Credance outright murdering his adoptive mother and sister, however according to Aberforth, Ariana was a [[TheOphelia sweet scared]] girl beneath her condition. While Credance unlike Ariana is able to control his destructive powers but admits to Grindlewald he "He doesn't want to". Both Ariana and Credance are killed during a wizard battle, Ariana by accident and Credance on purpose]].

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** [[spoiler: Since Ariana Dumbledore is hinted at being a [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]], (thanks to Fantastic Beasts) making her the slightly more good counterpart to Credance Barebone. Both are young troubled and trapped vulnerable Magical children that have experienced horrific abuse because of their magic, causing both children to lash out at people. Ariana accidentally killing her mother and Credance outright murdering his adoptive mother and sister, however according to Aberforth, Ariana was a [[TheOphelia sweet scared]] girl beneath her condition. While Credance unlike Ariana is able to control his destructive powers but admits to Grindlewald he "He doesn't want to". Both Ariana and Credance are were killed during a wizard battle, Ariana by accident and Credance on purpose]]. purpose. However, Credence survived to appear in ''Film/FanasticBeastsTheCrimesOfGellertGrindelwald'' where he's revealed to been a relative of Dumbledore]].



* Bellatrix Lestrange is the EvilCounterpart of Sirius Black. They grew up in the same environment, come from the same family, and have similar temperaments. They're both skilled magically, and they resemble each other physically. They're both very devoted to their respective sides, and would do anything to protect those they care about. [[spoiler:Their deaths even parallel each other, which Harry points out.]]

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* Bellatrix Lestrange is the EvilCounterpart of Sirius Black. They grew up in the same environment, come from the same family, and have similar temperaments. They're both skilled magically, and they resemble each other physically. They're both very devoted to their respective sides, sides and would do anything to protect those they care about. [[spoiler:Their deaths even parallel each other, which Harry points out.]]



* [[spoiler: Surprisingly now in ''Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' HiddenVillain Gellert Grindelwald is also this to Newt Scamander, both of them are gifted wizards who were kicked out of their respective schools (Durmstrang and Hogwarts) for [[GoneHorriblyWrong experiments gone wrong]] [[note]] Newt actually took the blame for his crush and was expelled while Gellert was just being inhumane[[/note]] and both wizards traveled the world to further their WideEyedIdealist views. But while Newt is [[FluffyTamer pacifist beast lover]] Grindelwald is xenophobic murdering terrorist, who only wants dark magic creatures to conquer the muggles and set himself up as EvilOverlord. Also when disguised Grindelwald [[EvilCannotComprehendGood questions]] Newt why Dumbledore would have such faith in a person like him, but soon understands when Newt ruins his evil plan and reveals him the American wizards]].
** [[spoiler: Expanded lore adds even more with the data books revealing Newt [[RetiredBadass in WW1]] was actually helping Ministry who [[DragonRider use]] Dragons for warfare (like Grindlewald with the Obscurus), but the plan ultimately failed. Newt likely due to this experience, is disgusted at the idea of magic creatures being ''used'' by Wizards, while Grindlewald on the other hand glorified [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]] for their destructive power despite the fact, the Obscurus was just a innocent, abused child Credence Barebone. Newt did his best to protect and help Credance while Grindelwald did everything in his power to use Credance for his owns tyrannical ends]].
* Also from [[Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantasic Beasts]] Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He [[TearJerker tragically]] has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.

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* [[spoiler: Surprisingly now in ''Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' HiddenVillain Gellert Grindelwald is also this to Newt Scamander, both of them are gifted wizards who were kicked out of their respective schools (Durmstrang and Hogwarts) for [[GoneHorriblyWrong experiments gone wrong]] [[note]] Newt actually took the blame for his crush and was expelled while Gellert was just being inhumane[[/note]] and both wizards traveled the world to further their WideEyedIdealist views. But while Newt is [[FluffyTamer pacifist beast lover]] Grindelwald is xenophobic murdering terrorist, who only wants dark magic creatures to conquer the muggles and set himself up as EvilOverlord. Also when disguised Grindelwald [[EvilCannotComprehendGood questions]] Newt why Dumbledore would have such faith in a person like him, but soon understands when Newt ruins his evil plan and reveals him the American wizards]].
wizards. The sequel adds a little more as Grindlewald like Newt uses a magical creature (Chupacabra) to aid his escape, however, Grindlewald throws the Chupacabra to its death when it gets too clingy an action that would be abhorrent to a FluffyTamer like Newt]].
** [[spoiler: Expanded lore adds even more with the data books revealing Newt [[RetiredBadass in WW1]] was actually helping Ministry who [[DragonRider use]] Dragons for warfare (like Grindlewald with the Obscurus), but the plan ultimately failed. Newt likely due to this experience, experience is disgusted at the idea of magic creatures being ''used'' by Wizards, while Grindlewald Grindlewald, on the other hand hand, glorified [[EldritchAbomination Obscurus]] for their destructive power despite the fact, the Obscurus was just a an innocent, abused child Credence Barebone. Newt did his best to protect and help Credance while Grindelwald did everything in his power to use Credance for his owns tyrannical ends]].
* Also from [[Flim/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem [[Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem Fantasic Beasts]] Jacob Kowalski is an unintentional good counterpart to Vernon Dursley (Harry's uncle) as pointed out by a few fans. Both are unmistakably {{Muggles}}, both men are portly who posses [[BadassMustache impressive mustaches]] and work in the industry. But while Uncle Veron is petty, cruel and vindictive hating anything magic out of sheer spite, Jacob is awe-struck and delighted by the magical world Newt shows him to the point where Jacob wishes he was a wizard as well. He [[TearJerker tragically]] tragically has to return to Muggle world [[spoiler: by having his memory wiped]] in order to protect the magical world, while Vernon conversely did everything in his power to avoid the magical world.


* Snape and Pettigrew can be considered this, although it's more less BlackAndWhiteMorality and more GreyAndBlackMorality. Snape was a Slytherin who joined the Death Eaters, Pettigrew was a Gryffindor who joined the Order. Snape was rivals with James and Sirius, while Pettigrew was one of James and Sirius' friends. Later in the war, Snape and Pettigrew switched sides, but for different reasons: [[spoiler: Snape defected to the Order to (vainly) save Lily from Voldemort, while Pettigrew defected to the Death Eaters to save himself. Later in life, Snape proved himself to be a very brave man attempting to bring down Voldemort from within, while Pettigrew proved to be a coward who destroyed the people who cared the most about him]].

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* Snape and Pettigrew can be considered this, although it's more less BlackAndWhiteMorality and more GreyAndBlackMorality. Snape was a Slytherin who joined the Death Eaters, Pettigrew was a Gryffindor who joined the Order. Snape was rivals with James and Sirius, while Pettigrew was one of James and Sirius' friends. Later in the war, Snape and Pettigrew switched sides, but for different reasons: [[spoiler: Snape defected to the Order to (vainly) save Lily from Voldemort, while Pettigrew defected to the Death Eaters to save himself. Later in life, Snape proved himself to be a very brave man attempting to bring down Voldemort from within, while Pettigrew proved to be a coward who destroyed the people who cared the most about him]].


* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch, Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams: Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Tom Felton Malfoy's actor cheerfully {{Lampshades}} suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.

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* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch, Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams: Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Tom Felton Malfoy's actor Tom Felton cheerfully {{Lampshades}} this, suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.


* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch, Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams: Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Tom Felton Malfoy's actor cheerfully {{Lampshades}} suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never be exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.

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* Draco Malfoy ''initially'' seems to be Harry's counterpart the only son of a famous/infamous Wizard and Witch, Seeker for their respective Quidditch teams: Gryffindor and Slytherin and are set up as [[TheRival rivals]] for the first five books. Both Harry and Draco are eager to prove their worth for their respective groups: Harry for Order of Phoenix and Draco for the Death Eaters. Even Tom Felton Malfoy's actor cheerfully {{Lampshades}} suggesting his character is trying to be "''The Harry Potter of the Dark side''", however the emphasize is on ''trying'' as unfortunately for Draco [[AlwaysSecondBest he can never be exceed Harry]] in skill or popularity. So really Draco is actually more of the bad counterpart to Ron Weasley, both sons of Ministry Of Magic Employees and Auror/Death Eater Arthur Wealsey and Lucius Malfoy. Also like Draco, Ron felt much bitter jealously at Harry for most of his school life. But by the seventh book Ron man ups and becomes his own man while it takes Draco ''twenty'' more years to ultimately get over harry and his own flaws.

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